# How do you calculate the percent change of 34,161.78, which increases to 75,000?

Sep 2, 2017

=119.54% increase

#### Explanation:

To calculate the percent increase or decrease the calculation is:

"change"/"original" xx 100%

$75000 - 34161.78 = 40838.22 \text{ } \leftarrow$ this is the change

40838.22/34161.78 xx 100%

=119.54%